touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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yoshiki2
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touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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I had some problems with videoplayback, so i did a fresh install. However, now my touchpad is not working. It works beautifully on the live cd, but not after installing it. ANy ideas?
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Re: touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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Just getting the obvious solutions out the way first...

When you click Menu -> Mouse and Touchpad, then click on the Touchpad screen, is the Enable Touchpad option set to "on"?

Sorry if I'm stating the obvious, but I remember needing to to that last time I installed Mint a year or so ago.
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Re: touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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I cannot find a mouse and touchpad section. I can only find a mouse section, but once inside no touchpad options.
i run this on terminal

yoshiki2@yoshiki2-Aspire-one-1-431 ~ $ synclient TouchpadOff=0
Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?
yoshiki2@yoshiki2-Aspire-one-1-431 ~ $
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Re: touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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yoshiki2 wrote:I had some problems with videoplayback, so i did a fresh install. However, now my touchpad is not working. It works beautifully on the live cd, but not after installing it. ANy ideas?
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Try the fix at ....... viewtopic.php?f=90&t=242423
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Re: touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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the problem was on the Bios. Somehow the touchpad was set to advanced instead of basic. Anyway thanks
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Re: touchpad works on live cd, but not once installed

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:D GOOD!!!
Now put Solved in the title box. :)
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